|Keki Daruwala, Indian poet, reads from his book *For Pepper and Christ* - Frederick Noronha [FN]|
"The 17th and the 18th centuries were not that great, but the 15th and 16th centuries were full of interesting anecdotes. The spice trade was booming. The Mamluks, slave soldiers of the Muslim sultans who were converted to Islam and trained as a crack force, fought the Mongols and even defeated the crusaders. Historically, Asia and Europe were in a ferment and it was an exciting period in world history," Daruwalla, a former Indian Police Service officer, has been quoted as saying by the IANS new...
Keywords: india; fiction; historical novel; keki daruwala; for pepper and christ; portuguese in india; colonialism; historical
|Goa 2011 Seminar - Recorded by Frederick Noronha|
The Goa-based Xavier Centre of Historical Research and the Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr organised a national seminar 'Goa 2011, reviewing and recovering 50 years' at Alto Porvorim in end-September 2011. This seminar, intended as the first of a series of multi-disciplinary seminars on Goan themes and issues, is being convened to begin a process of self-education and knowledge-creation to comprehend how the people of this state have shaped and directed their post-colonial history and how specific...
Keywords: goa; xchr; seminar; 2011; end of portuguese rule; alto porvorim; xavier centre of historical research; inter-disciplinary; understanding goa; goa; india
|Goa 2011, a book - Recorded by FN|
Goa 2011: Reviewing and Recovering 50 years. This is a book released on February 7, 2014 at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research. Edited by Dr. Rudolf Heredia & Dr Savio Abreu. For details contact: Xavier Centre of Historical Research, B B Borkar Road, Alto Porvorim, Goa 403521, India. Tel: +91-832-2417772 (Office), 2414971 (Director)http://www.facebook.com/xchr.goa
Keywords: goa; india; portugal; 1961; 2011; history; xavier centre of historical research; new books; dr savio abreu sj; dr rudy heredia sj